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When planning a romantic vacation, most lovebirds desire a hotel that is intimate, private and secluded. But let’s get real: Not all hotels, with their long corridors lined with room after room, truly foster this sort of ambience. When the cookie-cutter hotel room just won’t cut it, and you’re desiring a hotel with a hideaway vibe that would make Barry White proud, keep this list in mind. We’ve curated a small collection of hotels across the country—all bookable on Orbitz—that offer intimacy, privacy and seclusion, mostly in the form of private cottages, cabins, villas and bungalows onsite. Check them out before you book your next romantic escape.

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Little Palm Island Resort & Spa: Florida Keys

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You might mistake this luxurious getaway for an island resort in the South Pacific. Located off the Florida Keys coast, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a secluded haven for lovers, only accessible by private seaplane or boat. It features 30 suites in beachfront, thatched-roof bungalows spread throughout the island’s six acres. Captivating ocean views and the company of your sweetheart take priority here, as you’ll find no telephones or televisions in your bungalow abode. It’s a swoon-worthy digital detox for couples 18 and older, designed to foster connection and romance.

Book Little Palm Island Resort & Spa right here!

Korakia Pensione: Palm Springs, CA

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Korakia Pensione offers a sexy desert oasis in the heart of Palm Springs. In fact, Forbes Travel Guide named Korakia one of the “Sexiest Hotels in America.”  Originally owned by silent film star J. Carrol Naish in the 1930s, the property includes unique villa accommodations—just 28 in total—that evoke the sensual aesthetics of Greece and Morocco. Guests must be over the age of 13, so you’re unlikely to have your quiet, relaxing moments in the courtyard–perhaps enjoying a full breakfast or Moroccan tea service–disturbed by cannon balls into the 24-hour outdoor pool.

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Hidden Pond Resort & Tree Spa: Kennebunkport, ME

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Reconnect with your loved one—and nature—at Hidden Pond, a wilderness resort tucked within 60 acres of pristine birch forest near coastal Kennebunkport. Relax in one of 20 adults-only luxury bungalows, which are spaced out and designed for total privacy. Each is outfitted with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, marble bathroom, outdoor rain shower, screened porch and windows that offer spectacular nature views. When not nesting in your bungalow, pay a visit to the Tree Spa at Hidden Pond, which features three treetop spa rooms eight feet above the ground, connected by a catwalk that weaves through the trees. The setting has summer camp vibes—only way more luxurious.

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El Monte Sagrado: Taos, NM

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Stay in a private casita suite at one of the poshest resorts in the Southwest: El Monte Sagrado. The pueblo-style rooms have unique adobe architecture, fireplaces and private courtyard patios. The casitas are tucked into a much bigger resort with all the amenities you’d expect: spa, dining and a concierge desk that can arrange excursions that will help you experience why this state is called “The Land of Enchantment.”

Book El Monte Sagrado right here!

Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows: Los Angeles

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Oh, if these walls could talk. The 23 free-standing bungalows at the Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows have certainly hosted some great love affairs over the years. The private abodes are tucked away into 12 landscaped acres filled with palm trees, banana leaves and exotic flowers. The bungalows are the most coveted accommodation at this legendary hotel, offering seclusion wrapped in vintage Hollywood glamor and nostalgia. Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe were frequent guests here. (Her preferred abode was Bungalow 1). During your stay at “The Pink Palace,” as the hotel is affectionately called, consider renting a private cabana at the famous pool, lined with potted orange trees, for a movie star-like lounging experience with your sweetie.

Book the Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows right here!

Under Canvas: Multiple locations

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Take your romance outside and sleep under the stars with a luxurious “glamping” experience hosted by Under Canvas. This glamping collection has locations near nine National Parks, including The Grand Canyon, Glacier National Park (Whitefish), Arches National Park (Moab), Smoky Mountains (Pigeon Forge), Yellowstone National Park (West Yellowstone) and Mount Rushmore (Keystone). Luxury tents come with a plush king bed, a private ensuite bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet, wood-burning stove–and a private deck upon which to sip morning coffee or stargaze at night. And talk about romance. Under Canvas Zion, for example, is located on 196 acres of remote desert terrain!

Book Under Canvas Zion right here!

Zero George: Charleston, SC

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Zero George is a tucked-away gem near Charleston’s Historic District that offers romance with Southern charm. This upscale boutique hotel is composed of 16 guest rooms within three lovingly restored historic residences and two brick carriage houses. Blending Colonial architecture and period millwork with contemporary design and modern amenities, all the rooms surround a private garden, which fosters the hotel’s quiet intimacy. Also onsite are a few things that will speak to foodie couples: a highly-regarded restaurant serving seasonal and local fare, as well as a cooking school that offers classes to guests.

Book Zero George right here!

Auberge du Soleil: Napa Valley, CA

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It’s a taste of France in Napa Valley. Auberge du Soleil is a splurge, but a stay at this 50-cottage wine country retreat comes with all the bells and whistles you’d expect of a five-star, adults-only setting. The elegantly designed cottages are Provencal-inspired, with most featuring a wood-burning fireplace, French doors leading to a private terrace and a deep soaking tub—as well as fridges stocked with wine and cheese. There is a Michelin-starred restaurant and expansive spa onsite, and the hillside upon which this secluded retreat is perched offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and vineyards. You’ll be wooing with some major WOW.

Book Auberge du Soleil right here!

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Erica Bray

Erica Bray

Erica is a practical free spirit who loves travel, yoga and ice cream. A Northwestern University-trained journalist with more than 15 years of experience straddling digital and broadcast media, Erica can be found doing handstands everywhere she travels -- even risking arrest in some cases. Learn about her at

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